Lake Skadar or Shkodra lake (Skadarko jezero) is one of the national parks and main attractions of Montenegro. The largest lake of the Balkan Peninsula, divided between two countries Montenegro and Albania is striking in its size and the beauty of nature. Most of the lake belongs to Montenegro, which is about 2/3 of the lake. National Park Skadar lake was established in 1983.
The lake was formed by dissolving limestone in a tectonic basin, according to various studies, the formation of this lake is between creation and the due date is considered to be 65 million years ago. The lake was formerly a Bay of the Adriatic sea, but now separated by alluvial isthmus. The power of the lake is made by 6 rivers, the largest of them are the Moraca and Crnojevic. And flows in the river Bojana in Albania, in the district of shkodër. On average, the total area of the lake is 475 km2, while in dry seasons it is reduced to 390 km2, and in winter increases to 523 km2.
Of course, it’s not the biggest lake by area in Europe, but it is one of the 15 largest European lakes, occupying 13th position.
Floating on the lake, you can see the blooming white lilies huge backwaters, yellow egg capsules and whole colonies of water chestnut or shrimp (which is sometimes disrupted during the tours and give a try). Continue reading
Continuing to develop Russian roads, we decided to go to a surf camp on the lake Volgo.
The Volga is a lake in Selizharovsky, Ostashkovsky districts and Penovskiy, Tver oblast, Russia, located 25 km South of Ostashkov, the largest in the system of the upper Volga lakes in the Valdai hills, the fourth and final group of lakes through which runs the upper course of the Volga river, regulated by the Upper ballota.
Two lakes of the Volga (the Volga, the Volga-II), connected by a channel at the Big and Small Oleaster, elongated from West to East for 40 km, width up to lakes 4 km, average depth 2 m, water surface area 61 km2 of lakes. Volga lake by the construction of the upper bachata significantly changed their borders. Before its length was 7 km, width — up to 2 km (from Wikipedia).
The distance from Reutov to the camp — 375 km, 3 km from the Moscow ring road and 48 km on the ring road, to the Novorizhskoye highway (M9). M9 went on to the turn of the Rzhev is 200 km further via Rzhev on A – 6 km, continue along N – just over 100 km Then turned onto a dirt (if we may say so) the road to the village of Selishche, drove through it on the broken asphalt and 5 km on the dirt road to the base of surfers. Continue reading
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, July 17, SakhalinMedia. Half the summer has already passed, but some residents of Sakhalin does not have enough money to holiday outside of island edges, while others have no opportunity to leave work and have a rest. IA SakhalinMedia hastens to remind his readers that the region has a great many beautiful amazing places. Thus in order to enjoy plenty of rest, don’t need long flights. Unforgettable impressions will leave the picnics at the lakes of Sakhalin or on the beach. Lovers of something unusual will be able to step feet on the island, built of oysters. But do not forget that it is not always the most interesting thing is away from us. For those who decide to discover Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the city will open the most unexpected sides and will fall in love with it and its history. SakhalinMedia prepared top most interesting tour routes on Sakhalin.
The camp site at the Hot keys
Every vacationer should know that its name settlement is not just. Near the village on the surface really overlook hot springs, forming a small lake with medicinal water.
“Dagi hot springs” located near the settlement, are monuments of nature of the hydrogeological Continue reading